https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ng-it.html
- electrolyte is neither poisonous or caustic
- pure aluminum not required
- nine times as much energy as lithium-ion: nine times as many kilowatt hours of electricity per kilogram
- energy density is higher than for lithium-ion too
- once an aluminium-air fuel cell is spent, it can be recycled very cheaply, rather than having to manufacture a new battery each time
- idea is to swap out the old one and install a new, rather than recharging
- signed a multi-million-pound deal to start manufacturing the device on a large scale in the UK
- Austin Electric, an engineering firm based in Essex, which now owns the rights to use the old Austin Motor Company logo, will begin putting thousands of them into electric vehicles next year.
Technically, it should be described as a fuel cell, not a battery.
Interesting story behind this, he's really had to struggle to get it recognized: https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/12/naval ... lectrique/